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Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
.c. this morning. today's attacks have been the deadliest so far in gaza. president obama is backing israel. both parties on capitol hill backing him? >> reporter: this is interesting. we've been back and forth so much about the fiscal cliff and seeing democrats and republicans on opposite sides of issues. this is not one of those. in fact listen to what a couple of prom negligent democrats and republicans had to say about the president backing israel. >> president obama and others are doing their very best to see if they can't turn hamas' attacks off. >> all of the republicans and democrats stand with the president in supporting israel. >> reporter: so here's one where president obama says, look, israel has the right to defend itself and we're going to defend that right. you've got top democrats and republicans here on capitol hill saying you're right, the president is right. >> meantime president obama says he's in touch with leaders across the region in hopes of putting a stop to the fighting. israel and hamas have put forth very different conditions for a truce. do you think a cease-fire is l
NBC
Nov 19, 2012 4:30am PST
to defend itself from missiles landing on people's homes. >> reporter: in thailand, president obama said long-term peace could be threatened if gaza's rockets keep coming. >> we're serious about wanting to resolve this situation and create a genuine peace process. it starts with no more missiles being fired into israel's territory. >> reporter: back home, this reaction in new york's times square. >> free free palestine. >> reporter: and rare unity on capitol hill. >> president obama and others are doing their very best to see if they can't turn hamas' attacks off. >> all of us republicans and democrats stand with the president in supporting israel. >> reporter: israelis and palestinians fearing for their lives, the world fearing a massive conflict may be looming. while traveling in southeast asia, president obama has been on the phone with the prime ministers of israel and turkey, with the president of egypt, trying to work out a solution. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >>> 4:37. new this morning, president obama is on his first post-election trip abroad visiting southeast asia. the
NBC
Nov 19, 2012 4:00am PST
they will not strike a ceasefire deal until the rockets stop coming out of gaza. veronica? >> stephanie, thank you so much. >>> lawmakers are turning the heat on the obama administration about what officials knew and when regarding the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, that killed four americans, including ambassador chris stevens. on sunday, lawmakers called on u.n. ambassador susan rice to testify before congress on her remarks after the attack. at issue are rice's talking points and why a final draft was changed to down play the role of terrorists, a fact supported by friday's closed door testimony of former cia director david petraeus. republicans portrayed rice as a pawn of the president's election year agenda. >> the story she told reinforced the political narrative helpful to the president. i don't know what she knew, but i know the story she told was misleading. >> we are going to find out who made changes in the original statement. until we do, i really think it's unwarranted to make accusations. >> the administration denies any claims of white house interferenc
NBC
Nov 19, 2012 3:00am PST
you green the more you know. >>> this morning on "early today," president obama makes history this morning in myanmar. >>> israeli attacks rock gaza
NBC
Nov 19, 2012 5:00am PST
, to stop coming into israel from gaza. that's where things stand right now. still quite a volatile situation this morning. >> tracie potts, thank you very much from washington, d.c. >>> also new this morning, president obama is on his first post-election trip abroad today visiting southeast asia. the president and secretary of state hillary clinton snaupd me an -- stopped in myanmar early this morning. they met with an activist where she spent several hours under house arrest. during the visit they discussed myanmar's efforts to establish a democratic government. >> the friendship between our two countries is of long standing. the united states has been staunch in its support of the democracy movement in berma and we are confident that this support will continue through the difficult years that lie ahead. >> after visiting myanmar, president obama flew to cambodia. the trip makes him the first sitting u.s. president to visit the two countries. >>> back here at home, it was less than two weeks ago that we saw hundreds of needy families lining up for a chance to receive thanksgiving
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